If it’s happening at the Friars Club, it’s happening here. Keep up to speed on what’s going on, who’s been out and about at the club and which Friars are performing around town.

Dean Larry King

Posted on Sep 5, 2018

The Executive Committee, the Board and the entire membership of The Friars Club are so deeply saddened by the passing of our Dean, Larry King. We know the whole world mourns Larry today, but we at the Friars mourn him in a very special way. We knew him, loved him and will forever be grateful ...

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Gloria Allred Q&A

Posted on Jun 21, 2018

For the last forty years, Gloria Allred has advocated tirelessly for civil rights for women and beyond. She has taken on and won numerous high-profile cases that challenge the structures of power. Earlier this year, Netflix debuted a highly anticipated documentary about her life and work called, Seeing Allred. FRIARS CLUB: How did you become the ...

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Laugh Lines: With Caroline Hirsch

Posted on Mar 22, 2018

Caroline’s On Broadway is one of the most famous, most successful comedy clubs in the world, and one of the few run by a woman, the remarkable Caroline Hirsch.  Many clubs have opened and closed in New York over the years, but Caroline’s continues to draw top talent and sell out regularly. Additionally, Hirsch produces award ...

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AT THE BAR with Rick Newman

Posted on Jun 26, 2017

FRIARS CLUB: It’s honor to speak with a true pioneer in the entertainment Industry. As the founder of Catch A Rising Star, you fostered the careers of some seriously talented, ridiculously hilarious people: Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, Bill Maher, Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno, Richard Lewis, Andy Kaufman, Ray Romano, Richard Belzer, Jim Carrey, Adam Sandler, ...

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Q&A with Bill Boggs

Posted on Mar 3, 2017

FRIARS CLUB: Bill, thanks for taking some time to chat with us. You’ve won four Emmy’s and interviewed roughly 8000 people over the span of your distinguished career, can we start with a brief summary of each of them? BILL BOGGS: Sure!  All 8000 had something to plug on television. FC: Of course they did. For ...

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